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Limb Salvage

"Limb Salvage" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
An alternative to amputation in patients with neoplasms, ischemia, fractures, and other limb-threatening conditions. Generally, sophisticated surgical procedures such as vascular surgery and reconstruction are used to salvage diseased limbs.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Limb Salvage" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Limb Salvage" was a major or minor topic of these publication.